Romantic weekend break destinations
The month of love is upon us! February is the perfect time of year to show your loved ones just how special they are, and just how much you love them. This year, how about creating a memorable moment that will last a lifetime by giving the gift of a trip somewhere beautiful and romantic. You can enjoy each others company whilst exploring your gorgeous surroundings, creating memories that are sure to never be forgotten.
If you’re thinking about whisking your special someone off for a last-minute weekend of love, luxury and romance this Valentine’s Day then take a look at some of these amazing weekend break destinations for some inspiration.
Paris is undeniably one of the most romantic cities in the world, which is why it’s a firm favourite with those looking for romantic weekend break destinations. A short flight or a quick train journey from London will put you in the French capital, with tons of activities that are perfect for loved up couples to enjoy together. Don’t miss out on the classics; everyone has to see the view from the top of the Eiffel Tower, made particularly special as night falls. Take a trip down the Seine, head to the impressive Montmartre, and eat some wonderful food. Plus, the Champs-Elysee is the perfect place to buy that extra special gift to round off your trip.
Head to the Eternal City with your one true love this Valentine’s Day to make the most of this spectacularly beautiful location. With options to suit every budget, Rome is the perfect city for soaking up some culture and marvelling at the magnificent architecture. Stroll past the Trevi Fountain and the Spanish Steps and pay a visit to the Colosseum for a truly unique way to spend your Valentine’s Day. You can fly to Rome in under two and a half hours from London, making it the perfect destination to pop to for a special weekend. Indulge yourself on delectable food, and don’t forget to have a gelato or six!
As the cultural capital of Sweden, Stockholm has grown in popularity as a city break destination over recent years. If you’re looking for somewhere unique to enjoy Valentine’s Day then Stockholm is the perfect choice, with a truly special balance between cutting-edge elegance and historical towns. Enjoy a stroll down the gorgeous cobbled streets, visit some of the amazing museums and galleries, or hit the town during the evening to enjoy a celebratory glass of something sparkly at one of the glamorous bars and nightclubs.
Barcelona is often seen as the cultural capital of Spain, with tons of attractions to pack into a visit. This cosmopolitan city is a wonderful mix of history and modernity all meshed into one. You can’t visit Barcelona and not take a trip to La Sagrada Familia, the infamous unfinished cathedral created by Antoni Gaudi, which has become an iconic emblem of the city, along with the Parc Guell - a World Heritage UNESCO site. Stroll down Las Ramblas, enjoy some delicious tapas and traditional Catalan cuisine, or head to the cost if you fancy seeing the sea during your break. The tough part is fitting it all into one weekend!
The beautiful walled city of Dubrovnik, overlooking the cool calm waters of the Adriatic, is one of the most magnificent historic walled cities in the entire world. The charming pedestrian old town is one of the main attractions, with the entire city listed as a UNESCO world heritage site. Take a romantic stroll along the ancient city walls, soar above the city in the cable car, enjoy some of the award-winning seafood restaurants or hit one of the beautiful beaches to marvel at the crystal clear waters. It truly is a magical city.